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Full Service Printer Joins Ranks

We welcome new Sustaining member, Enhance A Colour, a full service large format printing company with vast capabilities. The competitive difference is that the company manufactures everything in-house. Enhance a Colour is a true “one stop shop” for the person or customer looking for help at a single location. Its aim is to make life easier and deliver a quality product that exceeds expectations. For more information, visit

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Welcome College Arts Center

We also welcome Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons as a new Sustaining member. The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of College of the Canyons, a California community college located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. The facility boasts a spectacular 7,500-square-foot proscenium theatre with a state-of-the-art sound system and 886 seats, as well as the experimental Black Box theatre. Funded by the State of California and the City of Santa Clarita, the 47,000 square-foot center features instructional, community, and professional entertainment and informational programs. Designed with a green room, scene shops, costume and property storage, orchestra pit, make-up/dressing room areas, lockers, showers, ticket booth, and snack bar, the Performing Arts Center is a one-of-a-kind performance destination for community members in the Santa Clarita Valley. It provides a venue for local and regional performers who entertain, engage, and educate school groups 60 to 300 students. For more information, visit

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Participates in International Exhibits

Serapid, Inc. participated in a number of exhibitions during the summer months.

First was the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (ITEAC) June 13 to15 at Central Hall Westminster in London. Serapid is a silver sponsor of the conference, and representatives gave a presentation about flexible venues.

ITEAC was followed by the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) Show June 16 and 17 at the Royal Horticultural Halls in the Lindley, Lawrence and Assembly Halls in London. July 10 to 14 Serapid co-exhibited at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP): Integrated Planning for Higher Education Exhibit with SECOA and Daktronics/Vortek at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The PALME Vietnam Show at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh, was held July 22 to 24.

For more information about Serapid or any of these shows, visit or

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Equipment Aids in Tony Award Wins

One of Broadway’s latest smash hits, American Idiot, received Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Best Lighting Design of a Musical at this year’s Tony Awards Show. The award-winning scenic elements of the show center around numerous video displays and projections, driven by a system comprising a total of 17 Hippotizer HD media servers.

TMB is the exclusive distributor for Hippotizer in North America and Asia. For more information about Hippotizer, visit Learn more about many other innovative and exciting products from TMB at

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Principals Participate at ITEAC

Principals S. Leonard Auerbach and Steven Friedlander of Auerbach Pollock Friedlander were part of panel discussions for the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference 2010. Held in London this year, the conference theme was “Are Performing Arts Buildings Fit for Purpose and What Does This Involve?”

Mr. Auerbach, the founding principal at Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, facilitated The Development of Theatre Forms and New International panels. The Procurement Process panel was chaired by Mr. Friedlander, principal in charge of Auerbach Pollock Friedlander’s New York office.

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Summer Classes in Full Swing

Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas recently kicked off classes for its 2010 Summer Training Program providing intensive training in live entertainment technology to 14 full time students and a grand total of 72 students from all over the United States and three foreign countries. This year, the line up of classes consisted of Rigging, CAD, Lighting Technology, Scene Painting, WYSIWYG, Moving Lights, Sound, Makeup, Special Effects, Masks, and Tech Management.

Registration for SILV 2011 classes will open soon. Head over to and sign up for the SILV Newsletter to get notified when next year's offerings are posted.

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Introduces New Fog Machine

Ultratec Special Effects Inc. has introduced a new fog machine using dry ice technology. The Dry Icer is a new and improved professional, cost effective solution for creating spectacular low-lying fog effects. The sleek new design has a 20 pound dry ice capacity which is placed in a stainless steel basket. Other new features are low water shut off indicator, four-inch hose adaptor, and heavy duty latches on the lid.

For information, visit or call 519-659-7972 or 800-388-0617.

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PC Wing Takes Off

The PC Wing is the latest compact training and programming tool from Stage Technologies and is a popular new addition to its control desk family. PC Wings have recently been ordered by Guildhall College of Music and Drama in London and Zoomvliet College in the Netherlands to provide in-lab automation training tools for their technical theatre students.

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